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Bond Amendment Wants Batteries Made in Missouri

July 28th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

Sen. Bond with Michigan Democratic Senators Levin & Stabenow at an Ethanol/hybrid vehicle press conference.

Excerpt from Sen. Bond’s press release:

Hybrid Battery Amendment Bond’s amendment would help America use less oil by aggressively promoting advanced vehicle batteries for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles. The Bond amendment would drive down the price of advanced vehicle batteries and hybrid vehicles by providing $100 million per year for research and development, $250 million per year to improve U.S. manufacturing equipment and process capabilities, and $750 million per year to reequip, expand or establish U.S. domestic manufacturing facilities for advanced vehicle batteries. The Democratic leadership is currently blocking consideration of this amendment. Read more…

Related:

Video: Bond: Stop Scapegoating Ethanol, It’s Part of the Solution

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